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       Title:  WHITE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE IN AN ALMOND COOKIE SHELL
  Categories: Desserts, Mousses, Masterchefs, Frisco, M
       Yield: 6 servings
  
 ----------------------------ALMOND COOKIE SHELL----------------------------
       3 lg Egg whites
       2 tb Sugar
       2 tb Flour
     1/2 c  Almonds, sliced, toasted
 
 -----------------------------------MOUSSE-----------------------------------
       1 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Water
       8 lg Egg whites
       6 lg Egg yolks
       1 tb Rum, white
       1 lb Chocolate, white, melted
            Creme fraiche
            Raspberry puree
  
   Almond Cookie Shell: ====================
   Put the egg whites in a bowl and beat them briefly.
   Add the sugar and flour, then whisk.  Stir in the almonds.
   Butter a sheet pan and spoon tablespoons of mixture onto the pan.
   Spread the spoonfuls on the sheet slightly with the back of a spoon
   to form circles about 2 inches apart.
   Bake in a 350 F oven for 5 - 7 minutes.  Remove from oven and
   while still hot, mold into small cups by placing over a rolling pin.
   Set aside to dry.
   Mousse: =======
   In a saucepan, heat the sugar and water until the mixture forms
   a soft ball.
   Put the egg whites in the bowl of a mixer, and beat them until
   medium stiff (beating first on medium, then on high).
   Add the sugar and water (soft ball stage) from the saucepan to
   the egg whites and continue to beat briefly until a stiff meringue is
   formed.
   Place the egg yolks in a metal bowl and beat them over heat with
   a whisk.  Add rum to the egg yolks - still beating over heat.  Fold
   the egg yolks into the egg whites.  Fold the melted chocolate into
   the egg mixture. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours.
   Serve one scoop of mousse in an almond cookie shell.  Garnish
   with raspberry puree and creme fraiche.
  
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